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    GOLD: Metanor intersects 41.6 g/t south of Bachelor mine

    November 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Metanor Resources of Val d’Or, Que., began drilling in September on level 11 to the south from the main workings of the Bachelor gold mine 90 km northeast of Lebel-sur-Quevillon. The work intersected the Moroy structure, and assays

  • ALUMINUM: Rio Tinto wins Can-Am award for Kitimat smelter

    November 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Rio Tinto has won the Canadian-American Business Council’s Corporate Leadership Award for the $6-billion modernization of its BC Works smelter at Kitimat. The smelter produces some of the world’s lowest carbon aluminum. The Corporate Leadership Award is

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    MINING PEOPLE: Angkor Gold, Novo Resources, and Vior Mining

    November 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Angkor Gold Corp., headquartered in Sexsmith, Alta., has named Dennis Ouellette as VP exploration. He joined the company earlier this year as senior geologist and became manager of exploration in April. Eric Sprott has joined the board of Novo Resources

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    Epiroc begins journey as independent company serving mining and civil engineering industries

    November 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Epiroc AB, the subsidiary of Atlas Copco Group that is planned to be listed on the stock exchange in 2018, has begun operating as an independent business. It is providing customers in mining and civil engineering with

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    LINERS: Metso Acquires WEARX solutions provider

    November 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Metso has today closed the acquisition of an Australia-based wear lining solutions provider WEARX. The company’s sales in the fiscal year 2017 that ended on June 30 were A$35 million and it has approximately 140 employees. WEARX has

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    A Q3 financial review of Canada’s largest gold producers

    November 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The Northern Miner presents a roundup of third-quarter results from Canada’s three largest gold producers by market capitalization: Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX); Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM); and Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG). The

  • DIAMONDS: Washington Cos complete Dominion Diamond deal

    November 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSOULA, Mont.  – The Washington Companies has completed the plan of arrangement making Dominion Diamond Corp. of Calgary a standalone, private company and member of the Washington group. Patrick Evans, formerly of Mountain Province Diamonds, has been named Dominion president

  • DIAMONDS: De Beers to finish Victor mining in Q1 2019

    November 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The De Beers Group announced on Nov. 1 that the Victor mine in Northern Ontario will be closed in the first quarter of 2019. Reserves will be exhausted at that time in line with the original feasibility study

  • GOLD-COBALT: Granada, Castle Silver ink agreement to share mill

    November 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO and QUEBEC – Castle Silver Resources and Granada Gold Mine have signed a provisional deal to share that would see gold ore from the Granada mine in Rouyn-Noranda, Que., treated at the historic Castle Silver mill 85 km northwest

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    GOLD: Monarques updates Wasamac resources containing 2.5M+ oz

    November 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Monarques Gold Corp. of Montreal has updated the resources at its Wasamac gold project, acquired in September 2017 from Richmont Mines, 14 km southwest of Rouyn-Noranda. Monarques is counting 2.59 million oz. in measured and indicated resources plus

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    AUTOMATION: RCT solution reaches 5M hours without lost time injury

    November 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – RCT’s automation journey is profound. The company’s ControlMaster automation solutions, in particular its Guidance has been driving productivity and profitability in the mining industry for more than 5 million operating hours. “This is a significant milestone for RCT

  • MDRU, Fathom Geophysics target central BC

    November 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The University of British Columbia’s Mineral Deposit Research Unit (MDRU) and consulting firm Fathom Geophysics may have identified the regional structural framework partly responsible for silver-gold-copper mineralization in central B.C.’s underexplored Interior Plateau region. MDRU and Fathom’s work